Transferring Heat in the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and gas production is a notoriously hazardous process, and the technology that companies use to facilitate it has to meet highly strict and specific standards. For that reason, innovative technologies such as heat exchangers have to be designed to operate safely and efficiently under the most demanding conditions. Specialized, NEMA-certified thermal management solutions can achieve these goals while also ensuring that companies save on the costs associated with their operations. When effectiveness and efficiency are as important as safety, heat exchangers can often provide the most beneficial solution.

Efficient electrical thermal management

While efficiency matters to companies in all industries, it’s especially important when operating under the conditions that are common in oil and gas production. The more efficiently a company’s technology operates, the less frequently it has to stop and perform maintenance or run the risks of equipment malfunction. Efficiency also matters for maintaining optimal output, and with heat exchangers, companies can achieve maximum efficiency without compromising safety. That’s due to a combination of advanced heat transfer methods, such as conduction, natural/forced convection, and phase-change cooling, that can be accomplished without the need for large, complex equipment.

Hazardous-condition heat exchangers

Heat exchangers have long benefited most industries, but because of the extremely high temperatures, dusty and dirty climates, and volatile substances involved, the oil and gas industry hasn’t always been one of them. However, these days, the thermal management solutions can be designed to withstand such climates successfully and still operate with the efficiency and effectiveness that heat exchangers have become known for. This has allowed the oil and gas industry to enjoy the same benefits (and more) that other industries have by streamlining their overall electrical thermal management processes.

For more information about using heat exchangers to transfer heat in the oil and gas industry, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.